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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Do you find it more difficult to stick to your diabetes meal plan during the summer?
Absolutely. Barbeques, vacations, relaxing, eating out more often...it's easy to get distracted!
 
Yes. I like to participate in a lot of outdoor activities and it is difficult to stay hydrated and energized without breaking my diet.
 
No. it is actually easier because I tend watch my diet more carefully this time of year.
 
It's difficult for me no matter what time of year it is!
 
I don't notice any difference.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
This past weekend was a whole lot of diabetes weird. I've finally gotten into a good rhythm with my Lantus rate - settling in with a 70-30 nighttime-morning split of the total dose. My bolus dosing seems to be pretty much on the money too. I'm avoiding huge swings... Though lows are creeping up more often, I think because summer traditionally is a lower basal rate time, owing to warmer weather, increased activity and sweat, as we get closer to the warmer days I just need less insulin in the...